To create awareness and a voice for every Iowan, the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council divided the state into six STEM regions and appointed one regional STEM manager to each location.

Iowa STEM Regions
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Regional STEM Hub Institutions & Managers

Regional STEM managers represent each region and provide a clear voice for each region. Managers also facilitate access to STEM educational opportunities, create knowledge about STEM components and collaborate with businesses, organizations and education agencies to increase student engagement in STEM.

Regional Institutions & Managers
STEM RegionRegional STEM Hub Institution(s)Regional Manager
Northwest IowaIowa Lakes Community CollegeMary Trent
North Central IowaIowa State UniversityMauree Haage
Northeast IowaUniversity of Northern IowaJeff Beneke
Southwest IowaSouthwestern Community CollegeCasey Wenstrand
South Central IowaDrake UniversitySarah Derry
Southeast IowaUniversity of Iowa and Kirkwood Community College Matt Stier


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